Melania Trump is a Slovenian model. She is popular for being the first lady of the United States. Melania is the third wife of President Donald Trump. They married in 2005 and their marriage is still going strong.
Melania Trump Net Worth
Melania Trump has a net worth of $50 million and has earned this success and net worth by her successful modeling and acting career. Her net worth doubled as she became the first lady of the USA and got married to Donald Trump.
Melania Trump was born as Melanija Knavs on April 26, 1970, in Novo Mesto, SR Slovenia. She was born to her mother, Amalija, who worked as a patternmaker a clothing manufacturer for kid’s clothing. Her father worked as a manager for car and motorcycle dealerships.
Melania took part in fashion shows for, Jutranjka who was her mother’s friend. She was brought up in Sevnica with her sister and half-brother. She was a student at Ljubljana’s Secondary School of Design and Photography and later got herself enrolled in the University of Ljubljana. She studied design and architecture there but dropped out after a year.
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Melania started her modeling career at the age of 5 and when she turned 16 she began to pose for fashion photographer Stane Jerko. She also appeared in many commercials. She was signed to a Milan modeling agency and was awarded the Look of the Year” in a competition.
After moving to Manhattan Melania lived in Zeckendorf Towers apartment French men’s magazine “Max” published photos of Melania and a model. The pictures were sexually explicit. She later appeared in the January 2000 issue of “GQ” where she was nude.
Trump launched a jewelry collection which was called Melania Timepieces & Jewelry. Melania’s business ventures earned her an amount of $15,000 – $50,000 in a year.
First Lady of the United States
Melania became the first lady of the United States in 2017. She moved to the White House in June because of the schooling of her son at Columbia Grammar & Preparatory School. Melania was introduced to the world at an event held at the White House. She made a speech at the International Women’s Day luncheon and she expressed her views about gender equality and female immigrants in the USA.
Melania first met Donald Trump at a party and the couple got married on January 22, 2005. She wore a $200,000 Christian Dior gown at her wedding. The couple had their son Barron in 2006. Melania owns an apartment in 2001, and she became an American citizen in 2006. She got treated for a kidney condition and underwent surgery in the Military Medical Center.
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Melania bought a $1.5 million 1-bedroom apartment which was located on the 33rd floor of Trump Tower. When the property was purchased, the Trumps owned a large penthouse that covered the 66th, 67th, and 68th floors. Melania bought a 1,052 square foot apartment and it is rumored that she uses it as a library.